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EDUCATION

University of Washington | Seattle, WA
MS in Human Centered Design and Engineering | 2013 – Present | GPA : 3.90

Communication University of China | Beijing, China
BE in Digital Media Technology | 2009 – 2013 | GPA: 3.72

EXPERIENCE

UX Design Intern | ActionIQ
Nov. 2015 – Present | New York, NY
– Designing the next generation of data management tools for marketing organizations.

User Experience Analyst | UW Office of Research Information Services
Oct. 2014 – Present | Seattle, WA
– Planned and executed user research studies to help inform the design of MyResearch Portal.
– Collaborated with ORIS interaction designers and developers to translate research findings into actionable UX recommendations.

Software Designer Intern | Tyemill
July. 2014 – Sep. 2014 | Seattle, WA
– Collaborated with 4 developers to design and implement a Ruby on Rails based web application, aiming to provide a more engaging experience for people when learning complicated economic theories.

Usability Testing Facilitator & Notetaker | Fantasy Moguls
Jan. 2014 – Mar. 2014 | Seattle, WA
– Designed and conducted usability testing sessions to evaluate new user experience of Dynasty Baseball mobile application.
– Analyzed the testing data and wrote up recommendations based on frenquency and severity.

Student Researcher | Directed Research Group
Jan. 2014 – Jun. 2014 | Seattle, WA
– Designed the visualization of National Society structure, organization workflow and information flow in preparedness and response activities.

Design Assistant | Media Business and Security Lab at CUC
Sep. 2012 – Jun. 2013 | Beijing, China
– Conducting background research on college students’ job hunting situation and strategies.
– Designed functional pages based on business logic and recommendation strategies.
– Communicated design recommendations to back-end developers.

Program Assistant Intern | Beijing People’s Broadcasting Corporation
Jun. 2012 – Aug. 2012 | Beijing, China
– Assisted in the rebranding and planning process of Beijing News Radio program.
– Conducted comparative analysis on news radio programs worldwide and offered recommendations that could best fit in the current context of Beijing News Radio.

AWARDS

Outstanding Graduate in Beijing Area | Jun. 2013
National Scholarship | Sep. 2012
Excellent Student Awards | 2010, 2011, 2012

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